The table below looks at the statistics for MCSA in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited MCSA over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Certified Solutions Associate (MCSA) formerly Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator
Rank 193 178 162
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -16
Permanent jobs citing MCSA 13 35 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.27% 0.70% 0.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.12% 2.96% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 12 29 11
Average salary £36,750 £40,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.12% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,810 £20,800 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,350 £46,300 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
MCSA
Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Yorkshire region.

Qualifications Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1164 1183 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 24.54% 23.74% 24.97%
Number of salaries quoted 934 930 700
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

MCSA
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

MCSA Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region.

MCSA Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing MCSA across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

MCSA Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

MCSA
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing MCSA within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -11 11 £36,000 -10.00% 1
Huddersfield - 1 - -
MCSA
Yorkshire

MCSA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA.

1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 30 (90.91%) Windows
3 29 (87.88%) VMware
4 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
4 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
5 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
5 19 (57.58%) ITIL
6 18 (54.55%) MCSE
6 18 (54.55%) SAN
6 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (39.39%) NetApp
9 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
9 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (33.33%) SQL
10 11 (33.33%) Citrix
10 11 (33.33%) Firewall
11 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (30.30%) DHCP
11 10 (30.30%) VPN
11 10 (30.30%) DNS
12 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
12 9 (27.27%) HP
12 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
13 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (21.21%) MCITP
14 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
15 6 (18.18%) vSphere
15 6 (18.18%) MCP

MCSA
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire region citing MCSA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited MCSA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (57.58%) MS Exchange
2 12 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (12.12%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (9.09%) Lync
8 2 (6.06%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (15.15%) MS Office
3 3 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (54.55%) SAN
2 11 (33.33%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) VPN
3 10 (30.30%) DNS
3 10 (30.30%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) LAN
4 6 (18.18%) WAN
5 5 (15.15%) VoIP
5 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.06%) Multicast
7 2 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
7 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) 802.11
7 2 (6.06%) SONET
7 2 (6.06%) MPLS
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (12.12%) Legal
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Analyst
2 8 (24.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (9.09%) IT Support
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Network Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Support Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) Web Services
1 2 (6.06%) LAMP
1 2 (6.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Statistics
1 4 (12.12%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Windows
2 18 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 5 (15.15%) Windows XP
6 3 (9.09%) UNIX
6 3 (9.09%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.06%) AIX
8 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (57.58%) ITIL
2 5 (15.15%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (12.12%) Line Management
3 4 (12.12%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (9.09%) Problem Management
4 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.09%) Change Management
4 3 (9.09%) Security Management
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.06%) Network Management
5 2 (6.06%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 11 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 33 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (54.55%) MCSE
3 7 (21.21%) MCITP
4 6 (18.18%) MCP
5 5 (15.15%) Degree
6 4 (12.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (12.12%) MCTS
7 3 (9.09%) CCNA
7 3 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (3.03%) MCDBA
8 1 (3.03%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (3.03%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 26 (78.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (27.27%) VMware ESX
4 7 (21.21%) Hyper-V
5 6 (18.18%) vSphere
6 3 (9.09%) XenApp
6 3 (9.09%) XenServer
6 3 (9.09%) VMware Server
6 3 (9.09%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) WSUS
2 2 (6.06%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.03%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) VMware
2 26 (78.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (39.39%) NetApp
4 11 (33.33%) Citrix
5 9 (27.27%) HP
6 5 (15.15%) Dell
7 4 (12.12%) EMC
8 3 (9.09%) Cisco
9 1 (3.03%) CommVault
9 1 (3.03%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) Dell Compellent
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) Symantec
9 1 (3.03%) Clearswift
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £16000 - £20800 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago